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Re: [SLUG] Another report from the trenches
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Another report from the trenches
- From: Jamie Honan <jhonan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu Aug 2 12:21:02 2001
>> I guess one mans "grind to a halt" may be another's "slow but steady"
>I mean 100% RAM used and waiting for ever while things get swapped. It
>gets to the point where I even have to wait for mutt at times.
Gee, I can't confirm that behaviour at all. My P133 + 64 Meg
never gets that bad. While Kword was running I was ssh'ing at
aptgettting and ...
Maybe the PPC needs more memory? Do you have have any rough ideas
from compiled sizes?
> Have you tried Galeon? The
> performance of this web browser has been exceelent for with only few
I guess my focus was how close is a 'load and go' system for this
environment. If you go Kde, I imagine Konq would be the automatic
>> On my imagined fanless system, the low power consumption devices
>> tend not to be 386 clones, but if this leads to buggy apps, then
>> it puts nirvana back a cycle or two.
>I can discuss this at more length if you'd like.
Yes please. PPC is definitely a power/price/performance contender,
apart from mboards (as in where do ya gettem) ....
> I hope I've been coherent. I've been interrupted writing this many
Your coherency and careful considerations are on display and
remain in digital eternity as traces of the good things your life